on someone's side

Definition of on someone's side

  1. 1 :  supporting someone in his or her opinion, position, etc. Are you on my side or his? Whose side are you on, anyway?

  2. 2 :  as an advantage He is not a very tall basketball player, but he does have quickness on his side.

  3. 3 :  helping someone to succeed Luck seems to be on your side tonight. Time is on our side. We may well finish the project on time.

Word by Word Definitions

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

sideplay
  1. :  the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

    :  one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

    :  one longitudinal half of a hide

  1. :  situated on the side

    :  of or relating to the side

    :  directed toward or from the side

  1. :  to agree with :  support

    :  to be side by side with

    :  to set or put aside :  clear away

  1. :  swaggering or arrogant manner :  pretentiousness


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